2019 April Mag.
Nataly Williams has turned her passion for sports into a successful professional career.
Nataly Williams is a charismatic professional in the sports industry, with over 8 years of progressive career experience in collegiate and professional athletics. Nataly has used her different talents from being a sports broadcaster to currently working in athletic development at Michigan State University. Her unique passion comes from her family roots. Nataly’s father, Coach Bobby Williams was the first black Head Football Coach at Michigan State, and currently serves as the Special Teams Coordinator at The University of Oregon. The William’s family previously were at The University of Alabama where they won five National Championships.
Nataly joined the Spartan Fund in December of 2016 in the role of donor relations, communications, and stewardship. Nataly’s job focuses on sustaining positive relations between MSU Athletics and donors by effective stewardship, she also leads a variety of communications and marketing efforts to enhance the Spartan Fund brand.
Prior to joining Michigan State, she served as the Assistant to the Director of Life Skills and Community Outreach at the University of Alabama. While in Tuscaloosa, she coordinated media appearances and community service for athletes to build relationships around the local community.
After earning her Bachelor’s from The University of Alabama, Nataly went on to New Jersey, where she interned with NFL Films, contributing content to the popular segments “NFL Films Presents”, NFL Top 10”, and “Inside of the NFL”. She also worked as a freelance sports reporter covering teams in the SEC, for CBS Sports, and ESPN.
Nataly being a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc has been an active in a wide variety of community service programs in the Lansing, and Tuscaloosa areas.